A successful opening

“I don’t believe it.” Those four little words held high meaning on July 3 as Sheree Fitch looked out at the crowd of about 500 people gathered for the opening of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe...

Six days of ER closures in Pugwash

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will see six 12-hour closures over the next week. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily from July 6 to...

Emergency room in Tatamagouche closed Tuesday

There's another emergency room closure coming up at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 27 as no physician is available for...

Casey named deputy premier, finance minister

Colchester North MLA Karen Casey has two new appointments in the provincial government. Casey has been named Nova Scotia's deputy premier, as well as minister responsible for Finance and Treasury Board. Premier Stephen McNeil appointed Casey...

Tatamagouche ER closed Friday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed for 12 hours on Friday. The closure runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. due to a lack of physician...

Pugwash ER closed Wednesday, Friday

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed to the public for several hours on June 14 and 16. Both closures are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., due to...

A cultural celebration

It was a day filled with poetry, song, dance, and cheers all in celebration of diversity. The fifth annual Let Me Be Me Rally was held in the gymnasium at North Colchester High School on...

Tatamagouche emergency department closed Thursday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital's Collaborative Emergency Centre will be closed until Thursday evening. The closure runs until 8 p.m. due to lack of physician coverage. The paramedic, registered nurse and...

Have a memory from North Colchester High School or Tatamagouche Elementary School?

Share it with The Light! In the June issue of The Light, a full schedule of events to celebrate School Memories Weekend will be available. We are looking to highlight your memories or well...

Woman airlifted to hospital following crash

  A woman was airlifted to hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Saturday. The collision occurred at 12:10 p.m. on Highway 6 between Clarkes Road and Wallace Grant Road in Bayhead. Traffic was...